Training and Development

We champion a culture of continuous growth and development, valuing every staff member's journey towards professional advancement within the realm of local government.

Roper Gulf Regional Council has facilitated a number of opportunities for staff to partake in tailored training and development programs, designed to elevate their skill sets and pave the way for rewarding careers. 

In our commitment to personalised and impactful learning experiences, we prioritise face-to-face training sessions held within the very heart of our communities. This approach not only amplifies the effectiveness of the training but also resonates with our belief in connecting with our staff on a more personal and community-driven level.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

As a prominent employer within our region, Roper Gulf Regional Council acknowledges the pivotal role of apprenticeships and traineeships in shaping the future workforce and nurturing talent within our communities. We proudly offer numerous opportunities through the Apprenticeship/Traineeship Scheme, providing a valuable stepping-stone for both entry-level individuals and current staff members aspiring to advance their careers within our organisation.

The scheme seamlessly integrates work with academic study, establishing a supportive pathway to sustainable employment under the expert guidance of our qualified professionals. The qualifications attainable through our apprenticeship and traineeship initiatives span across a broad spectrum, ranging from AQF Level 3 to AQF Level 6 (Advanced Diploma). 

Some of the apprenticeships and traineeships available are:

  • Mechanical Apprenticeship
  • Administration Traineeship
  • Community Sector Management

There are also accredited and non-accredited training opportunities available to applicable staff including:

  • Civil Construction
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Aged Care
  • Early Childhood
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Mentoring

If you would like to learn more about the Apprenticeships and Traineeships available at Roper Gulf Regional Council, please send an email to